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Keep Glass Looking Like New

Q: How do you keep glass looking like new and keep maintenance costs low? A: Renovate-Protect-Maintain   By using the Re-new range of treatments All silica based materials i.e. glass, tile, porcelain and granite allows contamination of the surface that leaves unsightly marks and stains makes cleaning progressively difficult. Treatment with the Re-new range of products will ensure that your glass stays looking beautiful and subsequent cleaning becomes a dream. The system will clean and treat to protect from pollution, staining, mineral deposits, chemical attack and physical damage for both interior and exterior glass, and with routine aftercare will last
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Gamifying construction.

  Is this the game changer? Gaming and what it can do for construction. For a few years, we’ve been told that gamification is the future of education. The term, coined in 2002, has entered the public consciousness only in the last decade but the concept has been around much longer. Daniel Griffin argues that gamification has been used by the scout movement’s use of ranks and badges for decades as a way to ‘keep score’ (though undoubtedly using this definition you can claim that the practice goes back much further). Gamification truly took off with the introduction of the
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If the Housing Bubble bursts it’s because you over inflated it.

How can the bottom fall out of the housing market? A lot of our business revolves around the construction industry so I try to keep informed of the industry news. Construction news recently published an article titled “How long can the housebuilder results boom last?” which got me thinking. Surely with all the people who require housing, there is almost no end to the amount of houses we need? Well, yes but demand isn’t the problem – nor is production yet (though it may be within the next decade due to talent shortage — for more on that see this
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Brexit Blues? It may not be that bad…

Are we at risk of overestimating Brexit concerns?   With The BBC and other news outlets touting today[1] that the service industry is recovering today it is easy to get carried away with a belief that we’re out of the woods with the “post Brexit-Blues” and say that everything is recovering. Indeed the construction industry that forms a good portion of our client base has been an area of particular interest. News outlets only a few months ago were touting that the construction industry was failing to recover after the shock of Brexit but then things changed. Headlines such as
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What is to blame for the lack of skilled workers in the construction industry?

At Re-New we are lucky to be able to take our technicians on with little to no experience and take the time to train them and nurture them into true specialists in their field. But increasingly the construction industry is suffering from a lack of the skilled workers it requires. A recent study by the Scape group showed “the UK needs to recruit as many as 1 million new workers into the construction industry by 2020” they attribute this to the retirement of the so-called “baby-boomers” Generation. Whilst this is certainly a contributing factor I do not believe it is
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